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2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention…

Our Town Democratic Committee has not had much discussion about local issues in Amherst, but the emails below show an interest in starting such an exchange.  We won't all agree, but there is no loyalty test here.  Start with Chris Brashear's note nex...

Video: Gov. Deval Patrick's Fiscal Action Plan

thb_fiscal_policy_patrick.jpg On Wednesday, October 15, 2008, faced with an estimated budget deficit of $1.4 billion, Governor Deval Patrick started implementing a fiscal action plan to close the gap that includes more than $1 billion in immediate cuts and spending controls across state government, identifying additional revenues and a responsible draw on reserves. The announcement comes as the Administration has revised the state's revenue estimate, on which the budget is built, by approximately $1.1 billion.

View Gov. Patrick's full video announcement at